Open Source and the Federated Social Web

Evan Prodromou (
Tools & Techniques
Location: D138
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Email had Sendmail; the Web had Apache; blogging had WordPress. What software projects are driving the development of a federated social Web?

Evan Prodromou, founder and CEO of StatusNet Inc., will give an overview of the protocols for social federation and what Open Source projects are doing to support them.

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Evan Prodromou

Evan Prodromou is founder and CTO of, an AI-as-a-service startup based in Montreal. His previous startups include Wikitravel, StatusNet, where he led development of StatusNet and Open Source social software, and Breather. He is chair of the W3C working group on Social Web standards.

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Evan Prodromou
07/27/2010 7:32am PDT

Dan, it looks like someone added the link already!

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Dan Peterson
07/27/2010 1:40am PDT

Hi Evan, Do you have a pointer to your presentation handy?

Thanks! -Dan

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